RECENT RESEARCH

Non-profit Sector

The Impact of Volunteering on a Young Person’s Life: A study into the SVA Service Award

By: Puck Algera
Published: 2022-03-31

The research looked into the SVA Service Award, a national framework for advancing secondary school student volunteering, to provide an in-depth insight into the benefits of youth volunteering, service and…

Children & Youth Community Development Health & Wellbeing Non-profit Sector Volunteering & Mahi Aroha
Economics

An Analysis of Needs and Opportunities to Inform a Sustainable Food Strategy for the Kaipātiki Project

By: Kaipātiki Project Incorporated and The University of Auckland
Published: 2022-01-21

Colleagues from the Kaipātiki Project and The University of Auckland partnered on a project to capture the experiences of stakeholders to help identify the people in the local community who…

Community Development Environment Food Security Sustainability
People and Society

Measuring Community Mobilisation

By: Cristy Jane Trewartha
Published: 2021-12-31

Community mobilisation (CM) is a transformative approach used to create social change on complex issues. CM has been used in practice for many years; however, until recently, had little presence…

Community Development Family Violence & Abuse
Ethnicity and Diversity

“You’re so powerless”: Takatāpui/LGBTIQ+ people’s experiences before becoming homeless in Aotearoa New Zealand

By: Brodie Fraser, Elinor Chisholm, Nevil Pierse
Published: 2021-12-20

Little is known in Aotearoa New Zealand about experiences of homelessness amongst Takatāpui/LGBTIQ+ identifying people, despite growing international literature regarding LGBTIQ+ homelessness. Using data from semi-structured interviews with eight people…

Homelessness Rainbow/LGBTIQA+
Law and Justice

Store robberies for tobacco products: Perceived causes and potential solutions

By: Marewa Glover, Robin Shepherd,* Hamed Nazari, and Kyro Selket
Published: 2021-12-16

In 2015, the media began to report with greater frequency that NZ convenience stores were being robbed for tobacco products. There are three reasons why this was shocking to the…

Addiction - Drugs, Alcohol & Gambling Crime & Safety
Advocacy

Pathways to Mauri Ora

By: Carel Smith - ARO Solutions
Published: 2021-11-30

Whānau experiences of The Pride Project have indicated that whānau have improved social connections through participating in programmes and activities, that trust relationships with Hope Navigators help to breakdown barriers…

Community Development
Non-profit Sector

COVID-19 Hauora Wellbeing Survey of the tangata whenua, community & voluntary sector

By: Volunteering New Zealand and Hui E! Community Aotearoa
Published: 2021-11-30

The survey by Volunteering New Zealand and Hui E! Community Aotearoa of more than 600 organisations in the tangata whenua, community and voluntary sector showed the sector is experiencing increased…

COVID-19 Health & Wellbeing Non-profit Sector
Non-profit Sector

COVID-19 Hauora Wellbeing Survey of the tangata whenua, community & voluntary sector – Dataset

By: Volunteering New Zealand and Hui E! Community Aotearoa
Published: 2021-11-29

The survey by Volunteering New Zealand and Hui E! Community Aotearoa of more than 600 organisations in the tangata whenua, community and voluntary sector showed the sector is experiencing increased…

COVID-19 Health & Wellbeing Non-profit Sector
Sport and Recreation

Te Ora Tinana Project

By: Sport Otago - Sport Waitaki
Published: 2021-11-26

Sport Otago completed a needs assessment to identify the physical activity needs and aspirations of priority groups in the Waitaki District (Waitaki) who have inequitable access to physical activity opportunities…

Disability Māori Pasifika Sport & Recreation
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